[PC-BSD Testing] Install Failure on ACER AspireOne D255

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Oct 5 23:26:35 PDT 2011

On 10/05/11 11:51, Mike Barnard wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been trying to install PC-BSD 9.0-BETA2 on an ACER AspireOne
> D255. I am using PCBSD9.0-BETA2-x86-USBFULL.img. I wrote it to my USB
> stick using win32diskimager-RELEASE-0.3-r27. UNETBootin did not work
> for me with the USB image, could not boot from USB stick after it
> wrote image.
> In the default install mode, after trying to start X, I get a black
> screen and nothing responds, ALT+CTRL+DEL does get it to reboot, but I
> cannot do anything else, all terminals give me a black screen.
> When I boot in VESA mode, I do get to the install screen, I select my
> region, keyboard setting and Installation media, when I click next, i
> am dropped into a shell with the error:
> File system full, press any key to drop to a shell prompt and reboot.
> Ant thoughts on how to resolve this?
> -- 
> Mike
> Of course, you might discount this possibility, but remember that one
> in a million chances happen 99% of the time.
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Sounds like the installer is crashing and writing a .core file which
fills up the memory file-system. Any particular options are you
selecting out of the ordinary which cause this to be reproducible?

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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